Auchan is one of the world’s leading mass market retailers with hypermarkets in France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Russia, China, Taiwan, Ukraine, Hungary and Dubai. The company has a 50 year long activity, and it is currently present in 13 countries with more than 186,000 employees around the world. Auchan has been active in Italy since 1989 with the opening of the first hypermarket in Turin.
With 56 hypermarkets (50 directly managed, 5 franchised and 1 affiliate), Auchan has established a network throughout 11 regions. It has a total of 16,000 employees, 75% of which are shareholders.